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What happens to someone who falsely accuses another person?

If you falsely accuse a person of a crime, it is a crime in itself. If you are falsely accused, you may have a chance to pursue a claim against the person who falsely accused you. The police are used to finding out that someone falsely accused another person. Sometimes, it's a mistake. Other times, it's someone who wants to get another person in trouble when he or she did nothing wrong.

Domestic violence myths: It's not all physical

There are many misconceptions about domestic violence in America, and because of them, some people who do not commit crimes are more likely to be accused, and found guilty, of them. For example, it's often thought that women are the only people who suffer from domestic violence, but men can also be victims.

Alleged abuse claim leads to police chase across state lines

An aggravated assault suspect has been arrested after he was involved in a police chase that ended up crossing from Georgia into Tennessee. According to the news from Jan. 22, the Trenton City Police Department in Georgia received a call that there had been shots fired. The dispatcher reported that the suspect had allegedly physically assaulted a woman and then shot several rounds out of his gun. It was believed that he also attempted to hit her with his vehicle.

Domestic violence: Tennessee facts

Domestic violence is defined as being when someone intends to intimidate, batter, assault, sexually assault or abuse another person who is an intimate partner or in the home. Domestic violence may occur between anyone in a household, but it's most likely to involve romantic partners, either current or past.

Domestic abuse and elder care: Don't jump to conclusions

When you think of domestic violence, you may only imagine violence between two people in a relationship. By law, relationships are defined as being between two people who are related or living together. That relationship can include elderly family members.

Domestic violence is a serious crime in Tennessee

Domestic violence is a risk to everyone in a home, whether there are children or adults present. In Tennessee, domestic assault is treated seriously, so if you're accused of a crime, it's vital that you begin to defend yourself as soon as possible. Without a good defense, you could face penalties that you don't deserve.

What should you consider about domestic abuse?

Domestic violence and abuse are horrifying for victims and also a sign that the perpetrator needs assistance. There is no excuse for verbal, physical or other forms of abuse. While there are people who are falsely accused, those who are not falsely accused need to obtain help to help them manage their own emotions. Victims need assistance to get out of the dangerous situation and to get their lives back on track.

Abuse isn't only physical: the 4 kinds of abuse

Domestic violence is serious crime to be accused of committing. If you face a charge or allegations of abuse, then you need to know how to defend yourself. Before you can do that, you'll need to understand what domestic violence is and how it's committed.

Victims of domestic violence allegations deserve to be heard

Domestic violence is devastating to families, which is why you may want to begin thinking about how you can protect your mental and physical health after an attack. Violence in the home can put you on edge and make you feel like you're alone. That's not true, and there are many ways to handle your situation with grace and dignity.

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